The Expectation Effect

Notes from a Book Review

Food, willpower, intellect, stress, exercise.

Ch 4: The Origins of Mass Hysteria

Christakis, N. A., & Fowler, J. H. (2009). Connected: The surprising power of our social networks and how they shape our lives. Little, Brown Spark.

Faasse, K., & Petrie, K. J. (2016). From me to you: The effect of social modeling on treatment outcomes. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 25(6), 438-443.

Ch 5: Faster, Stronger, Fitter

Giles, G. E., Cantelon, J. A., Eddy, M. D., Brunyé, T. T., Urry, H. L., Taylor, H. A., ... & Kanarek, R. B. (2018). Cognitive reappraisal reduces perceived exertion during endurance exercise. Motivation and Emotion, 42(4), 482-496.

Giles, G. E., Cantelon, J. A., Eddy, M. D., Brunyé, T. T., Urry, H. L., Mahoney, C. R., & Kanarek, R. B. (2017). Habitual exercise is associated with cognitive control and cognitive reappraisal success. Experimental brain research, 235(12), 3785-3797.

Arthur, T. G., Wilson, M. R., Moore, L. J., Wylie, L. J., & Vine, S. J. (2019). Examining the effect of challenge and threat states on endurance exercise capabilities. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 44, 51-59.

Rubaltelli, E., Agnoli, S., & Leo, I. (2018). Emotional intelligence impact on half marathon finish times. Personality and Individual Differences, 128, 107-112.

Orvidas, K., Burnette, J. L., & Russell, V. M. (2018). Mindsets applied to fitness: Growth beliefs predict exercise efficacy, value and frequency. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 36, 156-161.

Zahrt, O. H., & Crum, A. J. (2020). Effects of physical activity recommendations on mindset, behavior and perceived health. Preventive medicine reports, 17, 101027.

Ch 7: De-stressing Stress

Crum, A. J., Akinola, M., Martin, A., & Fath, S. (2017). The role of stress mindset in shaping cognitive, emotional, and physiological responses to challenging and threatening stress. Anxiety, stress, & coping, 30(4), 379-395.

Smith, E. N., Young, M. D., & Crum, A. J. (2020). Stress, mindsets, and success in Navy SEALs special warfare training. Frontiers in psychology, 2962.

Cregg, D. R., & Cheavens, J. S. (2021). Gratitude interventions: Effective self-help? A meta-analysis of the impact on symptoms of depression and anxiety. Journal of Happiness Studies, 22(1), 413-445.

Brady, S. T., Hard, B. M., & Gross, J. J. (2018). Reappraising test anxiety increases academic performance of first-year college students. Journal of Educational Psychology, 110(3), 395.

Robson, D. (2018) Why the quickest route to happiness may be to do nothing.

Ford, B. Q. and Mauss, I.B. (2013) The paradoxical effects of pursuing positive emotion. In Gruber/Moskowitz (2013) Positive Emotion.... [www]

Thakral, M., Von Korff, M., McCurry, S. M., Morin, C. M., & Vitiello, M. V. (2020). Changes in dysfunctional beliefs about sleep after cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia: a systematic literature review and meta-analysis. Sleep medicine reviews, 49, 101230.

Ch 8: Limitless Willpower

Inzlicht, M., & Friese, M. (2019). The past, present, and future of ego depletion. Social Psychology.

Inzlicht, M., Berkman, E., & Elkins-Brown, N. (2016). The neuroscience of “ego depletion”: How the brain can help us understand why self-control seems limited. In Social Neuroscience (pp. 101-123). Routledge.

Baumeister, R. F. (2012). Self-control—The moral muscle. The Psychologist.

Hofmann, W., Vohs, K. D., & Baumeister, R. F. (2012). What people desire, feel conflicted about, and try to resist in everyday life. Psychological science, 23(6), 582-588.

Baumeister, R. F., Tice, D. M., & Vohs, K. D. (2018). The strength model of self-regulation: Conclusions from the second decade of willpower research. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 13(2), 141-145.

Eyal, N. (2016) Have We Been Thinking About Willpower the Wrong Way for 30 Years?

Job, V., Walton, G. M., Bernecker, K., & Dweck, C. S. (2013). Beliefs about willpower determine the impact of glucose on self-control. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 110(37), 14837-14842.